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Cockle Strand Beach

Cockle Strand acts as Barra’s airport when the tide is out. and you are not allowed on the upper beach when the red windsock is flying as flights are taking off and landing.

As the name also suggests this bay is famous for it’s cockles.

Roadside parking available.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Cockle Strand Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 23 beaches in Outer Hebrides, or check our list of Outer Hebrides Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Todaycloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Jan 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 9.7℃ with wind speed 11.4 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Jan 30lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.3℃ to 8.6℃ with wind speed 20.2 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Jan 31partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 16.6 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01rain
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 13.1 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (NW)
Friday, Feb 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (W)

Isle of Barra weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Cockle Strand Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Cockle Strand Beach is at Barra (North Bay) 3.90 km (2.42 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Sat 28 Jan
   Low Tide at 04:51 (Height 1.41m)
   High Tide at 10:55 (Height 3.76m)
   Low Tide at 17:24 (Height 1.40m)
   High Tide at 23:39 (Height 3.23m)
Sun 29 Jan
   Low Tide at 05:45 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 12:01 (Height 3.48m)
   Low Tide at 18:20 (Height 1.71m)
Mon 30 Jan
   High Tide at 01:03 (Height 3.13m)
   Low Tide at 06:55 (Height 1.96m)
   High Tide at 13:26 (Height 3.29m)
   Low Tide at 19:32 (Height 1.92m)
Tue 31 Jan
   High Tide at 02:30 (Height 3.17m)
   Low Tide at 08:27 (Height 2.03m)
   High Tide at 14:50 (Height 3.24m)
   Low Tide at 21:00 (Height 1.93m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 03:42 (Height 3.32m)
   Low Tide at 09:51 (Height 1.90m)
   High Tide at 15:58 (Height 3.30m)
   Low Tide at 22:09 (Height 1.81m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 04:34 (Height 3.51m)
   Low Tide at 10:50 (Height 1.69m)
   High Tide at 16:52 (Height 3.43m)
   Low Tide at 22:58 (Height 1.64m)
Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 05:17 (Height 3.70m)
   Low Tide at 11:35 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 17:34 (Height 3.58m)
   Low Tide at 23:37 (Height 1.46m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

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